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This Practice Note provides an introduction to intercreditor agreements and their key provisions. This Practice Note:•explains the purpose of having...
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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The vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and published by the International Swaps and...
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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9th Nov
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On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds) required to fund the transaction, will...
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9th Nov
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Assignments by way of security can take different forms and it is important to understand how they are created and their effect. Security over choses...
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9th Nov
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What is a 'capital call facility'?A capital call facility is a form of finance provided by a lender to a fund and typically secured against investors’...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Olds of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton 12th Jan
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Assignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.For an overview of the reasons why a lender might...
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9th Nov
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A 10b-5 letter (also referred to as a 'disclosure letter') is a letter delivered to the underwriters by issuer's and underwriters' counsel in...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Farnsworth of Baker McKenzie and Adam Farlow of Baker McKenzie 12th Jan
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Summary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating chargeThis Practice Note discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a floating as...
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[insert date]To:[insert full name and address of lender]Dear [insert full name of lender]I am a director of [insert full name of borrower] (the...
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Documents for a typical project finance transaction can be split into three broad categories:•finance documents—the finance documents govern the debt...
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9th Nov
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Commodity repurchases (repos) are a common alternative method of financing. There are a number of advantages for both the financier and a commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 12th Jan
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Shares are commonly offered as security for a loan in commercial lending transactions.Practice Note: Taking security over shares explains how to take...
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9th Nov

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Stop pressOn 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review conducted into the impact of the voluntary industry measures...
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14th Apr
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‘Light touch’ administration is not a new concept, but it is back in the news with the light touch approach used in the administrations of high street...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) is in force from 26 June 2020. The government has legislated to temporarily...
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9th Apr
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The appointment of a receiver is a remedy for creditors and certain third parties to protect their interest in assets of a company. The creditor will...
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9th Apr
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Administration is a procedure designed to give an entity breathing space, with a view to either a rescue or a restructure or to allow for a better...
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8th Apr
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the effect of a company’s insolvency on an occupational pension scheme in respect of which the company is the sponsoring...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Robinson of Wilberforce Chambers 8th Apr
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The powers of the liquidator are set out in Schedule 4, Part III of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986). The liquidator’s general power to sell is found...
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Produced in partnership with Oberon Kwok of Selborne Chambers 8th Apr
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Directors of companies which become, or are likely to become, insolvent face additional considerations and are under a duty to minimise losses to the...
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6th Apr
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LiquidationThe order of distribution in liquidation, following the realisation of security by fixed charge secured creditors for their benefit, is as...
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Produced in partnership with South Square Chambers 23rd Mar
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Although suppliers are generally unsecured creditors (unless they establish a valid retention of title (ROT) claim) they may be key to a successful...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Shepherd of 4 New Square 26th Feb
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This Q&A focuses on the full resumption of the directors' powers following an exit from administrative receivership. We also briefly touched on...
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15th Feb
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Because we are not privy to the background of this particular situation, and it is not clear if this is a solvent or insolvent liquidation, or what...
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